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 Practice Group Assistant - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Provide assistance to practice group in branch office of national law firm.   Set up Courtcalls, type correspondence, discovery shells, captions, and pos shells.  Upload loan file discs and create production discs for service.  Make phone calls to court departments on behalf of attorneys and obtain copies of filings/documents from courts and other repositories.  Assist with attorney time entry, reconcile credit card statements, and process check requests.  Maintain monthly safe inventory, postage and copy logs.  Assist with deposition exhibits, trial notebooks, etc.   Excellent position for person entering the legal field.  Firm offers a generous compensation and benefits package.
  • 3+ years of experience in a busy office environment
  • Proficient on MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required
  • Dependable and organized, with excellent communication skills

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


 Assistant to Legal Administrator - Orange County, CA   Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Assist Legal Administrator of mid-sized law firm with various tasks including, accounting, hiring and day-to-day office operations.  Prepare documents, reports and general correspondence.  Interact daily with staff, attorneys and vendors.  Must be confidential and trustworthy.  Prefer candidates with prior experience working in a busy, high-energy law firm.
  • 4+ years of experience in a high-energy law firm
  • Proficient on MS Office and accounting software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com

 


  Paralegal - Family Law or Litigation - Orange County, CA   Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Family Law Paralegal to work closely with attorneys in North Orange County law firm.   Draft documents, prepare discovery, and create and analyze spreadsheets. Requires 4+ years of family law experience and knowledge of family law court rules and procedures. Prefer paralegal with family law experience; however, will consider a skilled litigation paralegal interested in learning family law. Salary up to 60K plus 401k
  • 4+ years of experience as a family law paralegal or skilled litigation paralegal
  • Knowledge of family law court rules and procedures
  • Paralegal certificate from ABA-approved paralegal program

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Legal Secretary - Insurance Defense - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Four new attorneys hired - two new litigation defense secretaries needed. This is a well-respected law firm in rapid expansion mode. Highly-skilled, flexible team players are encouraged to apply.

Manage an active desk for two litigation defense associates in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Prepare discovery, demands, motions, and trial and exhibit binders. Coordinate expert witnesses, schedule depositions, and interact with multiple resources daily. Knowledge of California court rules and procedures, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail are a must. Compensation package includes medical, dental and 401k.

  • 3+ years of litigation defense experience required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Legal Secretary - Insurance Defense - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

High energy, assertive insurance defense secretary for new position in expanding trial and arbitration law firm. Must have 5+ years' experience supporting attorneys practicing the defense and litigation of catastrophic injury/death cases. Experienced with jury trial preparation, service and filing of trial documents, exhibit binders and motions in limine.  Compensation and benefit package includes medical insurance and 401(k).

  • Knowledge of litigation rules and procedures relating to filing and service in California counties, with emphasis on Southern California
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, with the ability to work independently, anticipate needs and respond effectively
  • Tech savvy; regular use of advanced functions of Word, Outlook and Excel

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Legal Secretary/Paralegal - Business Litigation - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Experienced complex business litigation secretary/paralegal to manage busy desk for two successful partners in major law firm.  Requires senior-level skills, knowledge of litigation procedures, and proficiency in e-filing in state, federal and appellate courts.  Excellent compensation package.

  • 7+ years' experience working as a business litigation legal secretary/paralegal in a major law firm
  • Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate from ABA-approved paralegal program
  • Proficiency on MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com

 


   Attorney - Insurance Defense - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Growing insurance defense law firm has an immediate opening for a 1-4 year associate capable of managing insurance defense cases from start to finish.  Must have excellent writing and analytical skills and experience with motions, discovery, depositions, and court appearances.  Work side-by-side with legal professionals in a law firm that encourages and supports the careers of its defense attorneys.

  • a passion for defense work
  • 1-4 years of insurance defense experience
  • California bar membership

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Attorney - Commercial Litigation - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Commercial litigation associate with 1-3 years of experience, focusing on financial services litigation in state and federal courts. Draft motions, conduct discovery, take and defend depositions, and manage pre-trial/trial matters. Requires the ability to research, analyze, and effectively write and communicate a winning argument.

  •  1-3 years of commercial litigation experience is mandatory
  • Member of the CA bar
  • Committed to client relationship building and client service

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Legal Secretary - Litigation Defense - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Litigation defense secretary, experienced with jury trial preparation, service and filing of trial documents (pleadings, motions, deposition notices, subpoenas and correspondence), exhibit binders and motions in limine.

Someone at the top of their game, with excellent organizational skills, a pro-active work style, and capable of managing a two-attorney high-volume caseload in a fast-paced trial practice environment.

  • 4+ years successfully supporting litigation defense attorneys
  • Expert-level knowledge of court rules and e-filing procedures in state courts throughout California
  • Excellent computer skills on MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Attorney - Insurance Defense - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Prominent insurance defense law firm seeks new associate for growing Orange County office.
Requires 3-7 years of significant insurance defense experience with high-exposure, catastrophic cases. Candidates should be capable of managing an individual caseload, including, medical record review and summary, drafting pleadings, motions, briefs, and discovery, taking and defending depositions, and arguing motions before the court. Firm is interested in talking with candidates who have excellent communication skills and a strong desire to be a trial litigator.

  • 3-7 years of insurance defense experience is mandatory
  • Active CA Bar membership
  • Committed to providing excellent service

Firm offers a competitive compensation package, a casual work environment, and outstanding support from a dedicated and highly-skilled team of legal secretaries, paralegals and case assistants.

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Attorney - Family Law - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

New family law associate to manage assigned caseload in mid-size law firm.  Experience should include taking and defending depositions, propounding and responding to discovery, and preparing and attending trials and hearings.  Must have significant experience drafting motions and arguing law and motion matters.  Good compensation and benefit package.

  • 1+ years of experience as a family law associate
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • California bar membership

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


   Paralegal - Insurance Defense - Orange County, CA  Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Bring your previous Insurance Defense Paralegal experience and play a vital role in a growing Irvine defense firm. The firm defends and litigates catastrophic injury and death cases for various insurance companies, with multiple jury trials and binding arbitration.

Draft and prepare discovery responses, pleadings, motions, deposition summaries and correspondence. Conduct legal research, organize and analyze data, coordinate with experts, and manage information to assist in trial preparation.  The ability to work proactively in a casual yet fast-paced environment is ideal, but what is essential is a proven track record of working well within a thriving litigation team.

  • 3+years of personal injury defense or insurance defense paralegal experience
  • Must meet California paralegal requirements to be considered for this position
  • Excellent references

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


  Legal File Clerk - Entry-level - Orange County, CA Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Legal File clerk (entry-level) for busy law firm. Full time position, Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 5:00.
Perform data entry and data management, scan/copy documents, process incoming and outgoing mail, file documents, and back up receptionist. Proficiency on MS Word, Excel and Outlook is necessary. This is an important, fast-paced position where accuracy is essential. Must be confident, dependable and highly organized, with good communication skills.

Prefer someone with law firm experience; however, will consider paralegal students/graduates and others with similar experience in a business setting.  Hourly rate is $14/hr with benefits.

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com

 


 Legal Secretary - Personal Injury Plaintiff - Long Beach, CA  Filled - Thank you for your interest.

Provide secretarial support to plaintiff attorney, practicing personal injury, medical malpractice, investor fraud, and civil rights abuse cases. The firm litigates 4-6 trials per year and litigation experience is desired; however, the firm will consider training a college graduate interested in entering the legal field. It is a busy, fast-paced atmosphere; but friendly and casual.  Draft letters and transcribe legal documents: pleadings, correspondence and forms. Schedule depositions/medical evaluations/client intake meetings, answer phones; interact with attorneys, clients and staff, and maintain legal case files.  Type 45 wpm, have digital transcription experience, and knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook 2010.

  • Dependable, well-organized, and a self-starter, capable of handling multiple tasks and analyzing complex medical and financial issues.
  • Reliable and punctual, with a good phone presence, and excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • College graduate - will consider college graduate without law firm experience

The position is in a home office location near CSULB. There are no parking issues and hours can be flexible, if needed. Most Friday afternoons the office is closed. Interact with 2 paralegals, an administrator, and an IT person already on staff. Lawyer is a former "Super Lawyer" with 40 years legal experience.

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com



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If interested, email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com



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8- week assignment on commercial litigation desk with two or three attorneys.  Hours:  9:00 - 5:30; possible overtime

  • 3+ years of current commercial litigation experience
  • Experience e-filing in state and federal courts
  • Knowledgeable of California litigation procedures 
  • Proficiency on MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe

 Family Law Secretary/Paralegal - Orange County, CA   Filled - thank you

2-3- week FAMILY LAW assignment. This is a one-person office and you will be covering for a vacation taken at the end of July.  Hours: 9:00 - 5:00

  • Dependable with good litigation and MS Word skills
  • Experience working with family law document
  • Capable of working independently
  • Will consider attorneys, legal secretaries, paralegals or law clerks with family law experience for this assignment

Button_ocean_seaani Corporate/Litigation Legal Secretary/Paralegal - Orange County, CA  Filled - thank you

1 yr assignment on corporate litigation desk for in-house counsel.  Hours:  8:30 - 5:30

  • 5+ years of corporate/litigation experience
  • Prior experience working for in-house counsel - manufacturing
  • Proficiency on MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe

Button_ocean_seaani Business Litigation Secretary - Orange County, CA  Filled - thank you

4-week assignment on business litigation desk with two attorneys.  Mid-size law firm.  Hours:  8:30 - 5:30.

  • 5+ years of current business litigation experience
  • Experience e-filing in state and federal courts
  • Knowledgeable of California litigation procedures 
  • Proficiency on MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe

Button_ocean_seaani Employment Law Secretary - Orange County, CA  Filled - thank you

2-week assignment on employment litigation desk with two attorneys and one paralegal.  Major law firm.  Hours:  9:00 - 5:00

  • 3+ years of employment law experience
  • Experience e-filing in federal courts
  • Proficiency on MS Word and Outlook

Button_ocean_seaani Civil Litigation Secretary - Orange County, CA  Filled - thank you

4-week assignment on civil litigation desk with three attorneys.  Small law firm.  Hours:  8:30 - 5:30

  • 2+ years of civil litigation experience
  • Experience e-filing in state and federal courts
  • Type 75 wpm; proficiency on MS Word, Outlook, Adobe

Button_ocean_seaani Labor & Employment Law Secretary - Orange County, CA  Filled - thank you 

3-week assignment for with two new labor & employment law associates.  Hours: 9:00 - 5:00

  • 2+ years of labor & employment law experience
  • Experience e-filing in federal courts
  • Knowledgeable of California litigation procedures
  • Proficiency on MS Word and Outlook

 


Qualifications for Bordwell Temp Team


Button_ocean_seaani Temporary Legal Secretaries, Paralegals - Orange County, CA

Receive challenging assignments in California's finest law firms and corporate legal departments.  Requires above-average skills.

  • 2+ years of current law firm or corporate legal experience
  • Experience filing in state and federal courts
  • Knowledgeable of California litigation procedures
  • Proficiency on MS Word or WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe
  • Experience with data management programs
  • Dependable; professional dress and demeanor
  • 3 references

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com


Button_ocean_seaani Temporary Support Staff, File Clerks, Document Clerks, Receptionists, Orange County, CA

  • 1+ years' experience in a law firm or professional office environment
  • Energetic, positive attitude
  • Professional demeanor
  • Dependable

Email resume and cover letter to Rose Mary Bordwell at Bordwell@wedolegal.com